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22 Cute Engagement Announcement Ideas You'll Want to Copy

Trust us—you won't want to spill the beans until you’ve seen these cute and creative engagement announcement ideas.

newly-engaged black couple kisses as bride shows her engagement ring off for the camera

Congrats, you’re engaged! Now how do you share with your family and friends that you said yes (or better yet, announce it to the world)? Start with these engagement announcement ideas that you can easily recreate with the help of your engagement photographer. From statement-making engagement ring shots to the cutest engagement announcement signs and unique photo ideas for your save-the-dates, all the inspo you'll need to reveal that you and your S.O. are officially together forever is right here. Ready for more? Check out these creative and romantic engagement announcement ideas. 

couple kissing in the dark outdoors holding light-up marquee box sign

Lightbox sign

For a totally unique way to announce your engagement, plan a nighttime shoot with your photographer. Bring a battery powered lightbox sign to display a cute quote or your wedding date, if you've already decided when you're getting married. 

close-up of bride's engagement ring on left hand while groom hugs her around the shoulders

Close-up portrait

What’s cuter than Eskimo kisses? An intimate close up with your engagement ring in clear view is a subtle and sweet way to say, “I’m engaged,” while showing off that bling.

palm engagement photo

Hand-written messages 

Write your excitement on your palms—and spin those rocks around so no one misses their sparkle—with this super-cute (and easy!) engagement announcement idea.

outdoor engagement session picnic

Outdoor picnic

This adorable engagement announcement photo idea can be as simple or as styled as you want. Either way, we recommend adding a sign with your favorite love quote, wedding date, or other sentimental phrase to let everyone know the big news.  

starbucks engagement announcement

Coffee cups

One of our favorite engagement announcement ideas! Grab Starbucks for a cozy fall photo and a creative way to announce your new relationship status. Have the barista write “fiancé,” “Mr.” and “Mrs.,” or “I asked” and “he/she said yes,” on each cup, respectively.

Black couple engagement photos groom picks up bride while they smile at each other

Candid portrait

Your engagement announcement doesn't have to be anything over-the-top—in fact, some of the cutest moments will come from you and your S.O. simply being yourselves. Embrace your newly engaged bliss and your photographer will handle the rest! 

proposal with French bulldog

Furry friend

Get your pet involved for a cute fam shot—ring included, of course! Consider it their first training lesson if you're planning to have them as part of your big day

close-up of football with "save the date" and wedding date written in silver marker with couple kissing out of focus in the background

Save-the-date football

Grab your favorite jerseys, a marker, and a brand-new football to recreate this cute engagement announcement idea. It's the perfect way to show off your love of the game—even if you can't agree on a team.  

couple kissing while holding large mylar number balloons that spell 2021
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Mylar wedding date balloons

If you’ve got the date set, display it with fun and playful metallic number balloons for a touch of whimsy. Try our wedding date finder if you're still deciding when to get hitched.  

lavender field engagement photo

Holding hands

There’s just something so adorable about holding hands (especially in a sweet field of lavender). It says, “we’re in this together” and gives you an excuse to display that ring.

newlywed couple laying on the floor smiling at camera with letter board that reads "quieres casarte conmigo?"

Proposal sign

If your S.O. used a "will you marry me?" sign or something similar during your proposal, it can be a great addition to your engagement announcement photo—especially since everyone will want to know exactly how they popped the question. 

christmas engagement photo

Mistletoe engagement announcement

Behold, the perfect couple's Christmas card idea: announcing your engagement at an evergreen tree farm under a festive piece of mistletoe.

couple with baby walking through wildflower field at sunset

Family photo engagement announcement

If you have a little one but you're not married yet, a sweet photo of the three of you is an adorable way to let everyone know you're taking the next step as a family. 

bride showing engagement ring to camera

Engagement ring front and center

Why be subtle when your ring is as dazzling as this? Put that sparkler in the limelight with a simple but frame-worthy engagement announcement photo. 

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Burlap bunting engagement announcement

Seriously, how cute are these two? Your just-got-engaged status can’t get much clearer than this! A burlap banner declaring your big news is romantically rustic.

baseball engagement photo

Baseball engagement ring box

If your partner proposed with a unique ring box, why not include it in your engagement announcement? Take this baseball-themed ring box as a creative example. 

couple outside with mountain scenery behind them popping a champagne bottle spraying champagne into the air

Champagne engagement announcement 

We can’t think of a better occasion for a toast! A bottle of champagne gives off the perfect celebratory vibe (save the fancy stuff for sipping—grab a budget-friendly bottle you can use solely for recreating this spray photo). 

same-sex couple engagement announcement idea showing off ring to the camera

Out-of-focus pose

This cute engagement announcement idea captured with an out-of-focus mode expertly draws the eye right toward the big dazzler.

over-the-shoulder engagement ring photo bride's hands draped over groom's back

Over-the-shoulder hug

Wrap your arms around your S.O. for one of the sweetest engagement announcement photos that captures both your love and your new piece of hardware. It's also the perfect reason to spoil yourself with an at-home manicure if you can't get to the nail salon. 

at-home engagement announcement idea couple holding matching mugs that say "i love you"

Engagement photos with ceramic mugs

There’s nothing as intimate or authentic as at-home engagement photos. Curl up with your partner and some lovey-dovey mugs for a laid back, down-to-earth way to announce your engagement.

dog engagement announcement

Chalkboard sign

What’s more exciting than mom and dad getting married? Leave it to this cute pup to make quite the engagement announcement idea (and see more pet wedding ideas right here).

close-up of groom's hands hugging bride around the waist from behind

Hands around waist 

The sweet gesture of a tight embrace says “forever” when complemented by a shiny engagement ring.